Awareness, knowledge and attitude on cleft lip and palate among antenatal clinic attendees of tertiary hospitals in Nigeria.

@article{Owotade2014AwarenessKA,
  title={Awareness, knowledge and attitude on cleft lip and palate among antenatal clinic attendees of tertiary hospitals in Nigeria.},
  author={Foluso John Owotade and Olufemi K. Ogundipe and Vincent Ifechukwukwu Ugboko and Victoria Nwebuni Okoje and Hector Oladapo Olasoji and Olufemiwa Niyi Makinde and Ernest Okechukwu Orji},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={6-9}
}
BACKGROUND Adequate knowledge and awareness of cleft lip and palate (CLP) deformity may help to counter the negative beliefs and attitudes toward the condition. The objective of this study was to assess the level of awareness, knowledge and attitude of women attending antenatal clinics about CLP. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study with the aid of a structured interview administered questionnaire was conducted among 200 women attending antenatal clinics in three Federal… CONTINUE READING

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